BuyRentKenya Awarded Best Online Real Estate Marketing Platform Again

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2018 was a good year in the real estate industry and especially for us at BuyRentKenya. Through our continuous commitment to transform the real estate sector by being your one stop shop for all things property, we received a number of awards. And our wins are definitely yours as well.

Our rise in Kenya’s online property market has been underlined by another critical industry acclaim. In 2018, we won all three of the most prestigious industry awards in Kenya. We attribute most of our success to our deep commitment to putting our users first.

Our most recent award was the “Best Online Real Estate Marketing Platform” at the Real Estate Excellence Awards which highlights top real estate sector performers who have achieved excellence over recent years. We received this accolade in light of the latest Real Estate Index that has seen exponential growth in the property sector across the past five years, signalling a firm commitment to the prosperity of the sector.

“We will continue to pursue excellence through upcoming technical advancements not seen elsewhere in East Africa.”

The previous two awards in 2018 were “Property Portal of the Year” from the Kenyan Real Estate Awards, which was organized by the Kenya Professional Realtors Association, the professional body that recognizes market accomplishments by the top players in real estate. The second award was for “Best Digital Real Estate Platform” from the Digital Inclusion Awards (DIA). In addition, our CEO Elizabeth Costabir was recognised as one of the “Top 25 Women in Digital” for her individual role in shaping digital growth in Kenya. awards

On what has brought’s success, Costabir says, “Our job is to make property seekers and sellers more successful. Whatever we do, we keep our customers’ and users’ interest top of mind. For example, every single property listing must be a true opportunity and benefit! We will continue to pursue excellence through upcoming technical advancements not seen elsewhere in East Africa. Our desire to contribute to the rapid growth of the real estate market in partnership with our users and key stakeholders – this is what makes today only the beginning of BuyRentKenya’s possibilities.”

Media Contact:

Elizabeth Costabir, BuyRentKenya CEO

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Bryan Wester, Head of Property for ROAM

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About is Kenya’s best online property portal. Committed to transforming the real estate sector, the company offers digital solutions to property buyers and sellers. Founded in 2012,’s key to success is constantly keeping the user top of mind, leading to the deepest understanding of local challenges and solutions. Since 2017, the company is fully owned by the ROAM group, Africa’s largest online classifieds company.

Maureen Mbithe
Content Writer at BuyRentKenya